'''Charles Oberthür''' (14 September 1845, Rennes
– 1 June 1924) was a France|French entomologist
specializing in Lepidoptera
. He was the son of François-Charles Oberthür
Oberthür named 42 new genera of moths.
[[http://www.nhm.ac.uk/jdsml/research-curation/projects/butmoth/index.dsml Butterflies & Moths of the World – Search Catalogue]]
Oberthur acquired the collections of Jean Baptiste Boisduval
(1799–1879), Achille Guenée
(1809–1880), Jean-Baptiste Eugène Bellier de la Chavignerie
(1819–1888), Adolphe Hercule de Graslin|Adolphe de Graslin
(1802–1882), Constant Bar
(1817–1884), Emmanuel Martin
(1827– 1897), Antoine Barthélemy Jean Guillemot
and Henry Walter Bates
(1825–1892). His immense collection, at the end of his life, contained 5 million specimens in 15,000 glass topped...